Date of the report
Author(s)Center for Prisoners’ rights / Pr Akaike (Univ. of Kyoto) / Mme Yasuda (Univ. of Kokugakuin)

Overview

Incarceration rate

47

i
2014
/ ICPR
  • 41

    i
    07/2018
    / ICPR

Total number of prisoners

60,486

i
2014
/ ICPR
  • 51,805

    i
    31/07/2018
    / ICPR

Average length of detention (in months)

36

months

i
2014
/ Center for Prisoners’ rights

Occupancy rate

67 %

i
2014
/ ICPR

Name of the authority(ies) in charge of the prison administration

Ministry of Justice

Total number of penal institutions

188

i
2014